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Discussion Marketing Your Library’s Electronic Resources

by Robert Christopher (staff) on Mon, Sep 26, 2016 at 09:36 am

Does your library have a dynamite marketing plan you'd be willing to share? Drop a line to our authors Cheryl LaGuardia & Marie R. Kennedy at claguard(at)fas.harvard(dot)edu ... it just might end up in the new edition of their book! http://www.alastore.ala.org/detail.aspx?ID=4224

Discussion ALA Annual Conference

by Julianna Kloeppel (staff) on Fri, Feb 25, 2011 at 01:37 pm

Dear PLA Community of Practice,

 

Your CoP has the option of meeting in person at ALA Annual Conference on Saturday, June 25 from 8-9:30 a.m.

 

If you would like your meeting to be printed in the ALA Annual Conference Program Book because you have confirmed that several people from your CoP will be in attendance, please email pla@ala.org by Tuesday 3/1 at noon, central time.

 

Dear PLA Community of Practice,

 

Your CoP has the option of meeting in person at ALA Annual Conference on Saturday, June 25 from 8-9:30 a.m.

 

If you would like your meeting to be printed in the ALA Annual Conference Program Book because you have confirmed that several people from your CoP will be in attendance, please email pla@ala.org by Tuesday 3/1 at noon, central time.

 

Other Meetings and Events

Friday, June 24

 

Preconferences (separate registration required for all of these)

1.Cirque de Peoples, 9:00am-5:00p; A day of exploring the ups and downs of daily life in managing/supervising/leading in a public library and tips for how to do it successfully.

2. The Top 10 Benefits of Tough Times, 8:30am-Noon; Learn how to adjust budgets, staff sizes and everything else to fit the new “normal.”

3. Interactive Spaces for Families to Play, Learn, and Discover, 1:30-5:00pm; Learn about unique family learning spaces in three different libraries and how to create your own.

4. Turning the Page 2.0 (free) Friday, Jun 24 [8:30 AM - 12:00 PM] Turning the Page 2.0 addresses core issues of advocacy, communications and relationship building in a convenient blended-learning format. This half-day kick-off introduces librarians and supporters to the basic tenants of TtP 2.0. Participants will leave this pre-conference ready undertake a six-week course of synchronous and asynchronous online work aimed at completing an individual advocacy work plan.

 

  • Some committee meetings are scheduled Friday afternoon. Contact PLA@ala.org if you’re on a committee and need information.

 

Saturday, June 25

  • 8-9:30 a.m., PLA All Committees Meeting (Committees and Communities of Practice may meet in one large room)
  • 9:30-noon, PLA Mega-Issue Discussion to be facilitated by Paul Meyer, Tecker Consultants (More info to come on www.pla.org)
  • 1:30-4:30 p.m. PLA Board meeting

 

Sunday, June 26

 

  • Some committee meetings are scheduled Sunday Morning. Contact PLA@ala.org if you’re on a committee and need information.

 

  • 1-3 p.m. PLA President’s and Awards Program with Laura Lippman and David Simon
  • 4p.m.PLA President’s Reception sponsored by Playaway
  • Some committee meetings are scheduled Sunday afternoon. Contact PLA@ala.org if you’re on a committee and need information.

 

Monday

  • Some committee meetings are scheduled Monday morning. Contact PLA@ala.org if you’re on a committee and need information.

 

No Conflict Times are:
Ribbon Cutting and All Conference Reception - 5:30 - 7:30 pm, Friday, June 24, 2011
Opening General Session - 4:00 - 5:30 pm, Friday, June 24, 2011
Track Programs - 10:30 am - 12 noon, Monday, June 27, 2011

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Charge for PLA Marketing Public Libraries Community of Practice:

- Initiate a forum for discussion among members
- Exchange best practices and resources on clearly defined topics
- Act as a “sounding board” and respond to requests from the PLA Board and/or staff on specific issues within your CoP’s interest
- Identify trends and make recommendations for creation of programs and services of value to the profession
- Develop program & article proposals, web cast presentations, on-line content & education, white papers, fact sheets, research proposals, or grant proposals in topical areas

This CoP's interest is: Marketing Public Libraries
Please expand on the definition of this interest for the CoP in posts and discussions.

CoP Co-Leader (2010-2012): Denise Raleigh

CoP Co-Leader (2010-2012): Mary Howard

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